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Virginia Rolls Out First U.S. Covid-19 Tracing App Using Apple And Google Technology

TOPLINE Virginia launched a free Covid-19 contact-tracing app Wednesday, becoming the first state to use technology Apple and Google created in May to aid in the response to the pandemic — the launch comes as public health officials have criticized the Trump administration’s objections to creating national standards for testing and contact tracing, leaving it… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson’s Spravato Nasal Spray for Acutely Suicidal Patients Approved By FDA as the First Antidepressant Supplement For Major Depressive Disorder Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The global burden of suicide rate is real and it has only increased ever since we have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Coronavirus has taken a toll on our mental health and in the view of it, Johnson & Johnson’s have come up with a nasal spray that intends to help people with suicidal… Read More »

Colorado sees first human plague case since 2015: officials

A human has been infected with the bubonic plague for the first time in Colorado since 2015. A resident from the southwestern part of the state was diagnosed with plague earlier this summer. He or she had exposure to infected squirrels, according to officials with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. MONGOLIAN TEEN DIES… Read More »

Healthcare sector added 358K jobs, hospitals had first gains in 2 months

Dive Brief: The healthcare sector added 358,000 jobs throughout the last two weeks of May and the first two weeks of June, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly jobs report. Similar to last month’s report, dentists and physician’s offices saw notable gains: 190,000 and 80,000 jobs added, respectively.​ Hospitals added about 7,000 jobs,… Read More »

No Boston Marathon this year: Iconic event officially canceled for first time in 124 years

The Boston Marathon has been canceled due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time the iconic event will not take place its 124-year history, city officials announced Thursday. In conjunction with the Boston Athletic Association, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (D) made the announcement less than a week after indicating a final decision on… Read More »